FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) -– The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man who robbed an elderly woman of her pocketbook and car.

According to deputies, the incident happened at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of North Williston Road. 

Deputies said the man forcibly took the elderly woman’s pocketbook and car keys and left with her vehicle heading toward Interstate 95. 

The car is a white Honda Pilot with the Florida license plate ARM77, according to deputies.

Deputies said the man was about 5-foot-6 with dark hair and a beard. He was apparently in the building for some time before the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators by calling 843-665-2121, extension 438 or to “Submit-A-Tip” on the FCSO free app for I-phone or Android devices. 

You do not have to reveal your identity to leave information.  

Count on News13 for updates.

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Taylor Ford is a digital journalist for News13. She joined the News13 team in January 2023. Taylor is a Florence native and covers the Pee Dee out of News13’s Florence Bureau. Read more of Taylor’s work here.